tv Eyewitness News Sunday Morning ABC April 10, 2016 6:00am-8:00am EDT
good morning, everybody. it's 6 a.m. the 2016 presidential candidates scoop up delegates in the west and now they're bidding for love right here in new york. clinton pulling to win big in the empire state while sanders pushes onward with a very packed schedule in brooklyn. we're live in coney island where he'll host a rally this afternoon. new information about the attackers who struck brussels last month, where they plan to strike first and why they decided to strike brussels instead. good morning, again. looking at a live picture of midtown of. sun beginning to come out. it's another cold april morning, that's for sure. >> it's like december out there, the real december. >> it is. but it is april, sunday the tenth. i'm rob nelson. >> glad to have you. >> glad you're back, tony.
always good to work with you. >> i wish i could say it's always good to work with the weather department, but with weather like this, it's not. becoming bitter and angry. >> it was wild the last 24 hours. there was a freeze warning this morning. temperatures are cold across the board. but temperatures are getting warmer. we'll have sunshine and close out the weekend on an upswing, upbeat. let's start first with the numbers. 32 degrees, that is the freezing point and that's exactly where we are right now. even colder temperatures in many locations. the peak wind gusts within the last hour have been 15 to 35 miles an hour. that thermometer reading combined with these winds is making it feel so cold outside, and un april like, more december-like. 28 in poughkeepsie.
here's the freeze warning for all areas, mainly for the growing season, beware of your plants until about 10 a.m. this morning and then the sun is out and we start a nice recovery. radar and satellite shows that skies are mainly sunny. northwest winds at 7 to 10 miles an hour, temperatures climbing up to the 40s today. high of 48 today, but we're in the 60s later in the forecast. those details straight ahead. the 2016 presidential candidates are continuing to focus efforts here in new york. hillary clinton appeared at a comedy charity show put on by the media. of after a caucus win in the state of wyoming, bernie sanders is in brooklyn where he'll host a rally this afternoon. kristin thorne is live with the
good morning. >>reporter: good later this afternoon, the streets will fill with bernie sanders supporters, a rally called a future to believe in rally. yes, the candidate has been spepd spending a lot of time in our area the -- has been spending a lot of time in our area, gearing up for the primary on the 19th. >> the presidential race took an entertaining turn with hillary clinton making a surprise appearance at the inner circle, a comedy charity show put on every year by the media. she had a more serious tone earlier in brooklyn where she stopped at junior's cheesecake, discussed her plan to break down barriers which she says are holding back latino families. >> we've got to do more to make sure that non english speaking children are given the support that they need. >> bernie sanders made multiple
at the apollo in harlem. >> i think it is very sad to say that we are way, way behind during the first half of this contest, but we are having, to say the least, a very strong second half. we are closing very fast and now that wyoming is behind us, we are here in new york state. >>reporter: the sanders rally set for 2:00 this afternoon here in coney island around the still well avenue area. if you plan to come here, there will be no bags permitted in the area and everyone will be passing through security. kristin thorne, eyewitness news. >> bernie has been drawing big crowds. donald trump will be holding a rally in rochester today kicking off at 3 p.m. yesterday he made his first visit to the 9/11 memorial museum.
talk to the press, but he did make a $100,000 donation. governor john kasich was in rochester as well yesterday. his next stop was at a town hall in new rachelle. kasich has the night off. stay with abc news throughout the campaign. you can hear much more this morning at 10 a.m. right here on channel 7. former nfl player has died of after a violent altercation in louisiana. former saints defensive end will smith was fatally shot in new orleans. he was driving with his wife when he was rear-ended by another car. the driver of the other vehicle shot smith and his wife. smith was pronounced dead. wife was take n to the hospital, shot twice in the leg. the gunman has been arrested. smith has several ties to new york. he had connections in upstate
upstate new york. doctors are trying to save a upstate new york. doctors are trying to save a 22-year-old man after he was hit by an suv in the bronx. he was crossing the road when he was hit. this happened just after 7:30 last night. the man is 22 years old. he was rushed to the medical center and listed in critical condition. the driver stayed on the scene. it's unclear p if he's face charges. a woman is in the hospital in newark after being attacked by a pitbull. the 51-year-old woman was attacked in front of her home on leslie street by her neighbor's dog. she suffered a bite and possibly a broken arm. per protocol, the humane society will take the dog into custody. police have not determined whether charges will be filed against the dog's owner. a family in the bronx is hoping their prayers will be answered and a missing loved one will be found. this is a candlelight vigil for a 34-year-old man. family and friends gathered where he was last seen two weeks ago. he's the father of a two-year-old girl. he works as a librarian assistant at the new york public library. >> we're working with the same amount of information that we had since day one, which is nothing. we have no information, no new leads. basically it's a mystery. we have no idea where he could be. >> he was last seen wearing black jeans, black hoodie and black sneakers. his brother is urging anyone with information to call police. some good news this morning. nassau county police say a miss missing teenager has been found. 13-year-old amari young is with relatives in montgomery, orange county. his mother reported him as a
morning, but again, he has been found safe with relatives. love those outcomes. coming up on eyewitness news sunday morning, developing right a hind u temple in india. more than 100 have been killed we're learning more. i'm meteorologist amy freeze in the accuweather center. we're tracking a freeze warning and then we're looking ahead to the workweek in new york state, we believe tomorrow starts today. all across the state, the economy is growing, with creative new business incentives, the lowest taxes in decades,
. we have this developing story out of india. a celebration quickly turned to tragedy after a massive fire killed more than 100 people at a temple. an unauthorized fireworks show ignited a second storage of fireworks. 102 people were killed and at least 200 others were injured. india's prime minister tweeted condolences saying he is headed to the temple to assess it. john kerry is meeting with to talk about the migrant crisis and conflict in ukraine. it's one of 10 leading up to the
kerry is visiting hear sheem a -- hiroshima and could pave the way for president obama to visit the site. this morning there is new information that the terror group that struck brussels last month initially planned to launch a second attack in france. investigators say the perpetrators were surprised by the speed of the progress of the investigation and decided to russian attack on brussels instead. belgium authorities confirmed that the man in the hat is in police custody. he confessed that yes, he is the man seen in surveillance video at the brussels airport. authorities arrested him on friday in brussels. investigators also identified another man arrested as a suspect in the subway attack. they say he is from sweden and seen in surveillance video walking with the suicide bomber. also yesterday, belgium police launched a new operation in a brussels neighborhood.
looking for suspects, evidence, or both. happening today, the duke and duchess of cambridge arrived in india for a week long tour of that former part of the british empire. the couple will attend a grand ball tonight and eat luft with the prime minister -- lunch with the prime minister. they'll wrap up the tour with a visit to the taj mahal, where lady di once famously posed for the cameras. it's amazing how he gets older how he looks more and more like his mother. >> that's mama's boy. straight ahead on eyewitness news sunday morning, one year after nine people were shot dead inside a north carolina church, the victims and families are alright guys. i want to show you some cutting edge technology. this is a vhs tape. push that tape in and hit play. this is a flip phone. have you seen these before? it's called a compact disc. oh. looks like we're getting a facsimile. what year is it to you? it's old.
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. welcome back, everybody. heavy rain has caused major flooding of all places, out in stranded. streets have been blocked off and people are being warned to slow down. the severe weather has kept in sin city. firefighters rescued four people from two different flood channels yesterday. one man was hospitalized for a leg injury but is expected to be okay. >> that's a lot of water. >> it's always -- i hear vegas and it brings back good memories from good trips out there to my spiritual mecca. >> if you were to choose between vegas and new orleans, how would that go down? >> new orleans is near and
vegas is an escape from >> everything. it's not even real. in vegas. >> why would you. >> i was there for five days and i don't think i slept. >> for business or pleasure? >> pleasure. >> see -- >> with the family, with mom and dad. >> oh. >> did you see how i sim me rshgsred that down? >> yeah you did. yesterday snow for parts of the area, it was cold, dreary, wet, rain, wind came through and then the freeze morning last night. this morning temperatures are are subfreezing and it will take the until 10:00 to get the numbers up. if you're protecting the plants, after 10:00 we'll see things warm up nicely. decent day ahead. outside our front door, daylight
are at the freezing point. in central park, 32 currently. humidity at 48%. we've got gusts in the park above 30. it is a bit blustery, making the feels like temperature of 32 come down. even though we're reading 27 in new burring and 27 other places, it feels colder. cold freeze overnight, haven't been able to set any records, but still looking at those numbers until about 8:00 this morning. sun returns this afternoon, temperatures stable and normalize, but we'll bounce up from the freeze warning to temperatures near 50 degrees in a lot of locations. we've cleared out nicely, only a few clouds. by noon there is sunshine out, spotty clouds. later tonight, the clouds increase across the area and it becomes mostly cloudy on monday.
overnight into the early dawn hours, but mainly that's showing up north and west. i think expectations for monday should be mostly cloudy with maybe a sprinkle here or there at times. but definitely not a rainout. we wait for the heavier amounts of rain to come in late monday night and early tuesday morning. it begins and then we'll see showers on and off through the day. expecting these temperatures laterer on this afternoon to make it -- later on this afternoon to make it to the upper 40s. poughkeepsie could see 50 degrees. tonight temperatures slide down into the low 40s, but we don't get very cold overnight. the overnight lows for the week ahead are a lot better and no freezing the temperatures. monday night we'll watch for showers to come in monday into tuesday we'll get the flow of mild air and that's what returns 4 temperatures to average or bet -- returns our temperatures to average or better. highs today upper 40s, long island high of 47.
tonight, shower overnight. 48 for the low. brief showers possible. 58 for the high tomorrow. a cool one today. breezy and mild tomorrow. i don't want to overdo it with the threat of rain on monday, just a sprinkle here and not a big deal. periods of rain tuesday, that's more overcast and wet surfaces for sure. and then wednesday, clouds and sunshine, 56. how about this? thursday, friday, saturday, we crank the temperatures to 60 or better. we could have spring showers, but the temperatures getting a boost right on cue, mr. nelson. >> that seven-day forecast looked a little better or feels a little better than the one that was up yesterday. >> yeah. yeah. yeah. we were able to push the numbers a little higher late in the week. yeah, push it good, rob. i read your mind. >> you actually did, totally read it. >> amy, thank you. police on long island open
dog was abandoned with his mouth taped shut. the german shepherd was found near a business on mon tauk highway. someone put that duct tape around the snout, otherwise the dog seems to be in good health. there is a $2,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of the person who did that. >> tony is an animal lover.
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. welcome back. jinx. >> thank you very much. i appreciate it. glad to be here with you, rob. here's sports with laura behnke. >> good morning, everyone. the metsz look to keep up ruiz ept stretch of home dominance over the phillies. the pitcher was feeling soreness yesterday after leaving are friday's start as a precaution. new york going for a tenth win in 11 tries over philly at citi field. he was cruising until this. ryan howard in the fifth, solo home run. vince shut down the mets lineup, including one who struck out three times. just showing that athleticism we love to see. the catch behind the mound, the
final chance for the mets. however wilmer flores lined out to end it. 1-0 the mets fall. just over six months ago, cc checked into an alcohol rehab facility. since then he completed the program, arrived at spring training healthier than years and won the yankees fifth rotation start. the pinstripes and tigers yesterday. that would be his first home run of the season. 1-0 yanks. he struck out three, allowed three runs. the triple in the fourth, pair of runs score. it was 6-0 yanks. a few extra runs never hurt. carlos beltran taking care of that, belts a homer of his own, that of the two-run variety. 8-4 and the yanks win. it's swisher time again, almost.
a deal with nick swisher trying to resurrect his career after being cut by the braves in spring training. he's been working out in tampa and could be used as backup first baseman with the pinstripes with whom he won a world series title in 2009. next stop for the ranger and islanders, the playoffs. the rangers would meet the penguins in round 1, the islanders, the panthers. but we have to wait until the season finale tomorrow night. the rangers taking care of the red wings in season finale this afternoon. power play goal tied it. still tied in the third, made it 2-1 rangers. insurance was necessary in this case. oscar, the empty netter gets another.
consecutive season with 100 or more points. the islanders hosted the sabres. buffalo on top in the third, not for as long. john tavaras sending this one to overtime. brian epded everything in over-- ended everything in ot. islanders fall, but they still get a point so it all comes down to tonight's game against philly. the devils had had their last regular season game last night. they won 5-1 and end with a win. that is your morning look at sports. i'm laura behnke. we'll see you again later tonight at 5. >> thank you. i tried to say it with you that time. much more ahead on eyewitness news sunday morning including a look at today's top stories. the presidential campaign excitement continues today in brooklyn. i'm kristin thorne and i'll
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today is better than yesterday, right? >> for sure i think it's better than yesterday. we don't have the threat of rain or snow. we've got dry skies, decent conditions and then it feels pretty cold. that freeze warning posted last night goes until 10 a.m. this morning. that will get your attention, not only are the numbers low, but factor in the winds and it feels like mid-20s for brooklyn. feels like 23 at la guardia and jfk. we have a bit of a wind, at least for the early part of this day. that will keep it feeling chilly. bundle up. peak wind gusts have been up to 32 miles an hour on the island. be aware of the wind and chill in the air. the sun is going to improve things as we go through the day. i mentioned the freeze warning expiring at 10 a.m. we've been through the winters,
need a little tlc. no threat of storms today. we'll take the temperatures into the 40s by noon. northwesterly wind settles down for the afternoon. high today of 48 degrees. the rest of your accuweather seven-day forecast coming up next. rob. >> amy, thank you very much. we're going to turn to the race for president. the candidates are continuing to focus efforts right here on new york. yesterday hillary clinton appeared at an annual charity comedy show put on by the media and bernie sanders is in brooklyn where he'll host a rally this afternoon. kristin thorne is live in kon coney island. >>reporter: good morning, rob. this is the area where bernie sanders will hold his rally later today set for 2:00 this afternoon here around these still well and broadway areas. the vermont senator made several campaign stops in our area
victory in wisconsin, which was a huge win for his campaign. sanders told supporters his campaign is moving in the right direction. >> we are 214 delegates behind, cut her lead by one-third and we expect and intend to do very well here in new york state. >> hillary clinton meanwhile made a surprise appearance last night at the inner circle in manhattan. this is a comedy show, a charity comedy show put on every year by the media. she was the most of mayor bill and poked fun at herself for not being able to swipe a metro card earlier in this week. >> there are a lot of of things i could ask you. international, national, state and city importance, but will
>>reporter: so as for the sanders rally, again, it will happen at 2:00 this afternoon at coney island. it is free and open to the public. security will be very tight here. no bags will be allowed. live in coney island, kristin thorne, channel 7 eyewitness news. hundreds of people at the university of texas are remembering a freshman who was killed last week. runners took a moment before the annual long horn race to honor the girl found dead in a creek on tuesday. a homeless teenager has been arrested in her killing. the race was part of the school community coming together. >> it's a nice tribute to her. i wish there was more that we could do. having this in her honor i think is worthy. >> big turnout. some runners wore block ribbons in weiser's memory. less than a year after nine
church, the victims and families are being honored. john c smith university in charlotte, north carolina, honored community members at their annual arch of triumph gal a. they recognized the legacy of the emanuel 9 and the strength of the surviving family members. family members say they are still learning to live without their loved ones. >> i'm processing it, on the road of understanding. i'm nowhere near forgiveness. >> dylan roof, the man charged with killing all nine inside that church, is set to stand trial in state court in july. no date has been set for his federal court trial. trouble is brewing for new york city firefighters after a bar brawl near citi field. a fight broke out at a restaurant in flushing following
michael, john, and anthony face assault and disorderly conduct charges. investigators also charged one with re sisting arrest. caught on camera, this is tough to watch. a high school teacher slaps a student several times on the back of the head. as you can imagine, she is now under arrest. the video appears to show mary hastings, a teacher in beaumont, texas, hit a student five times in the head while yelling at him and calling him an idiot. then appears to mock the student when he cries. investigators charged her with assault and the school placed her on administrative leave. a new device is on the market that not only helps you to hear better, but it also tests your hearing. a kentucky teenager developed it and it only costs $60. this 16-year-old had been hard at work for two years playing with tones and frequencies. the device he created tests your
sounds and once the test is complete, it programs itself to be a hearing aide. the teen made the device because his grandfather needed a hearing aide, but it was too expensive. >> it's crazy they cost $1,500 each when you can do it for $60. >> amazing. the 16-year-old says he's headed to india this summer so he can hand that device that he created for his grandfather to his grandfather. >> i love the back story of why he did it. imagine if it really works, which had it appears to, he could have an empire on his hands. >> exactly. $60 and so people can be helped. >> well done, sir. well done. coming up on eyewitness news sunday morning, the questions being raised about the mayor's campaign fundraising, kind of a widening interruption probe in the police department now spreading towards city also meteorologist amy freeze returns with your accuweather forecast when we come back.
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most popular running events in the southeast. that looks like fun, amy. >> i'd like to do it. i'll put that on my list. >> i've never to the keys and i've got to get down in. it seems like every month they do a wild event. i've got to get there. >> looks like fun. >> i'm from florida and been keys. >> if we just wanted to go over into the park and take a jog, it would cost us nothing and the weather is going to cooperate. do you see the segue? >> bring it back home. it's a little cold. i'd hold off for an afternoon or evening run. temperatures are at freezing this morning.
put a blanket over flowers to salvage them. looking outside, the skies are bright and beautiful. i love this shot of mid-town. empire state building all the way down to battery, good visibility. winds are strong sxw you'll feel a bit of -- and you'll feel a bit of a chill in the air. winds out of the north west up to 25 miles per hour. that's going to get your attention into april. peak wind gusts have been within the last hour up to 35 miles per hour. we're paying attention to the winds and colder temperatures and that combination mikes it feel colder. no threat of rain or storms today. instead we take it easy and wait for the atmosphere to warm up just a little bit with the sunshine that we'll get today. we're being to look to -- we're going to take to look the temperatures, which are subfreezing across the board, pretty much at the freezing point, we've got a little
temperatures to mid to upper 40s later in the day. the freeze warning lifts at 10 a.m. and as the sun gets stronger, the temperatures go up. we're not looking at any storms coming in. there are no reenforcements of cold air. for the most part it's going to be a nice end to the weekend. there is a chance for spring showers this weekend. on future cast, our next chance at rain is monday during the day. from time to time we could get a few sprinkles. this disturbance is mainly north and west of the city, so this will be the area through the hudson valley stretching into the northern counties where we could potentially get light rain or sprinkles. then wunsz we get into the evening hours -- once we get into the evening hours, we wait for a stronger cold front here and that will come through during the day on tuesday. showers on tuesday after sunrise, coming and going from time to time.
but both days are cloudy with a chance of rain. we go down the stretch for the second half of april, we hit april 15th this week and then the pattern shifts. more mild air will be coming in and allow us to see very seasonal temperatures and easy to take weather, basically, worry free. 48 the high today, 41 the low tonight. again, spotty, brief showers tomorrow, not a big deal. near 60 degrees. that's going to feel good. we'll be ten degrees warmer on monday afternoon. our skies just won't be as bright monday and tuesday, but our temperatures will be much warmer, in the upper 50s and low 60s. clouds and sunshine on wednesdays, high 56. then we swing the temperatures to 60 degrees to close out the weekend heading into next weekend. spring showers are featured as we make that transition that we're talking about, the middle of the month, changing of the jetstream position and allowing for more mild air friday and saturday of next week. all in all i think this day will turn out to be better than you expect at this time because it
so out in the bright sunshine, you're going to say, wow, it's ending all right. the weekend is ending all right. >> ending on a higher note than yesterday. that's good. >> amy, thank you. >> thank you, ms. freeze. before we go to break, let's take a look at today's channel 7 community calendar. . park rangers guide you to the best wildlife viewing sports in the urban jungle. the craftsman and home show party planning. and finding children's book cover exhibit hosted by a local teacher and artist. >> the queens museum invites children and adult companions to a drop in family workshop art cover project to explore different, fun, art making activities. >> at the ferguson library, jack
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the shakeup in the nypd. four high ranking officers reassigned as the corruption investigation grows larger. at issue, did officers exchange special favors for gifts from the orthodox jewish community. the latest player caught in the cross hairs is the former owner of the now closed hudson river cafe in harlem, charging with running a $12 million ponzi scheme. he reportedly has ties to the man that served on a committee that planned mayor de blasio's inaugural celebration. he's now returning that money, saying we're fully confident that the campaign conducted legally and appropriately at all times. >> as always we have to go with we believe the truth as we know
as for the scanned scandal in the nypd, it started in 2013, looking into relationships between two brooklyn businessmen and high ranking nypd officials where business trips were exchanged for gifts and crash. former chief of the department and union president are involved. >> it's unclear if the mayor is being implicated in any wrongdoing, but the question is how wide will the investigation go. >> things getting a little interesting on that front. news. some neighborhood eats. sunday. amy, what do you have? great dogs this morning, kirby and miranda sent in by sherri. some sundays are best spent just like this, curling up to your friends.
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you're likely to return. >> at least 2 to 300 times over the last decade. >> does that make you a regular? >> i think so. i've always enjoyed it. >> that makes benny junior pleased to hear. >> you trained that kid very well. i'm proud what he did and i'm proud what i did, actually. >> you have to do what you love and this is what i love to do. i'm very comfortable doing it. it's a lot of work, but it comes natural, so why not. >> makes a difference when you love it. >> what's the proverb, do a job you love and you'll never wosh work a day in your life. >> you haven't worked yet, have you? >> i try not to. coming up, breaking news out of the bronx, a 30-year-old man was killed during a party. the latest details surrounding this deadly stabbing. also breaking overnight, an nfl player with strong ties here to new york was shot and killed in new orleans.
had while on the road with his wife. the campaign trail continues to work through new york. details on the packed schedules the candidates have today as they took forward to next week's state primary. also, freeze warning is in effect, but only for a few more hours. meteorologist amy freeze earning her name today. she has her accuweather report narrator: breakfast. dishes. dinner. dishes. marriage. dishes.
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details on what police know about the deadly encounter. the white house contenders are here in the empire state. they're looking to secure wins in the april 19th primaries. >> all the candidates in a new york state of mind. a freeze morning is in effect right now. it will be over shortly, that's the about news. thanks for being with us early on your sunday morning. it is the tenth day of april. >> yeah. i was down -- >> on the calendar at least. >> exactly. i was down in cherry hill in new jersey yesterday and i facebook mentioned live snow that was falling down, really big chunks of snow. >> crazy. i have a friend in town from new orleans and he texted me yesterday. it's like 80 down there and he said what is this going on? it's cold. >> welcome to spring. >> yeah, what can you do? >> people lose a little bit of patience. do you have any good news?
yesterday. it's hard to get in the elevator in my building right now. what's up with the weather? what's up with the weather? when are you going to bring nice weather? >> you've got the next meeting. >> it's all good. >> 32 degrees right now. freeze warning the until 10 #578 a.m. we're going to see improvements this afternoon with temperatures pushing the upper 40s. skies look great. peak wind gusts have been high this morning, know that it's windy at times and that's being to make it feel colder. 30 for white plains, 31 in of west orange. lake hurst is at 25. 34 in montauk. we'll make it to the mid-40s by 2:00 and 50 by the time all is said and done. the freeze will be lifted by 10 a.m., mainly for the growing season.
stay in the sunshine as long as possible and you'll really enjoy the temperatures. only a few clouds today. 48 the high in new york city. when do we get back to the 60s and our next chance for rain in the accuweather seven-day forecast coming up. this morning a former nfl player died after a violent altercation in louisiana. former saints defensive end will smith was fatal a shot. he was driving with wife when he was rear-ended by another car. after an argument, the driver of the other vehicle shot smith and his wife. smith was pronounced dead on the scene. his wife was taken to the hospital. she had been shot twice in the leg and the gunman is has been arrested. smith has several ties to new york. he was born in queens, but had connections in upstate new york. also breaking this morning, a 30-year-old man is dead after a violent dispute in the bronx. police say he was stabbed several times in the neck and the torso area.
this saint mary houses on westchester, around midnight. washington was taken to the hospital where he died. no one has yet been arrested. rob. turning now to the race for the white house, the republican and democratic candidates continue to focus on new york. with just nine days left until the state primary on the 19th, the white house hopefuls are covering a lot of ground in our area. kristin thorne is live in coney island where one democratic challenger will be making an appearance later today. good morning, kristen. >> reporter: good morning, rob. that candidate would be bernie sanders later this afternoon. the streets arng around still well avenue will fill with bernie sanders supporters, being called a future to believe in rally. it is free and open to the public. yes, the presidential candidates have been making a lot of appearances in our area in the last few days in advance of the
the presidential race took an entertaining turning with hillary clinton making a surprise appearance at the inner circle, a comedy charity show p put on every year by the media. she had a more serious tone earlier in the day in brooklyn where she stopped at junior's cheesecake. she discussed her plan to break down barriers which she says are holding back latino families. >> we've got to go more to ensure that non english speaking children are given the support that they need. >> bernie sanders made multiple stops in our area yesterday, one of them at the apollo in harlem. >> i think that it is very fair to say that we were way, way behind during the first half of this contest. but we are having, to say the least, a very strong second half. and we are closing very fast and
we are here in new york state. >>reporter: the sanders rally set for 2:00 this afternoon here in coney island. if you plan attending, no bags will be allowed and everyone will be passing through security. i'm kristin thorne, channel 7 eyewitness news. gop frontrunner donald trump will hold a rally in rochester today. it will kick off at 3:00 this afternoon. yesterday he made his first visit to the 9/11 memorial museum. while he was there, he did not talk to reporters, but he did make a $100,000 donation. and meantime, governor john kasich was in rochester as well yesterday. his next stop was at a town hall in new rochelle. kasich capped off his night in rock land county. you can hear much much more about the race for president this morning at 10 a.m. right here on channel 7.
in newark after she was attacked by a pitbull. police say the 51-year-old woman was attacked in front of her home on leslie veet by her neighbor's dog -- street by her neighbor's dog. broken arm. the humane society will take the dog into custody and have not decided whether charges will be filed against the owner. a school security guard has been arrested for recording a student in the boy's bathroom. 24-year-old daniel williams went into the bathroom at roosevelt high school and took video of a 16-year-old student and posted it on snapchat. he's now facing unlawful child. administratively reassigned to home with pay. this morning the south tube of the lincoln tunnel is closed as runners hit the pavement for
challenge. it benefits special olympics, new jersey. thousands are expected to run from new manhattan and back again. the south tube is closed and will stay that way until about 11:00 this morning. >> good luck to all those runners. better to run today than yesterday. >> yeah that's true. still to come on eyewitness news sunday morning, new details emerged in the brussels terror attacks. which major city the attackers had their sights on. the so-called affluenza teen is getting a change in pace in court for his 19th birthday. how his case is taking a turn this morning. once the freeze warning lifts, we get warmer air.
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. welcome back. developing news out of india. a celebration quickly turned to tragedy after a massive fire killed more than 100 people at a hindu temple. an unauthorized fireworks show ignited a separate set of fireworks that were being stored inside the temple complex early this morning. thousands were packed inside at the time . 102 people were killed and at least 200 hurt. india's prime minister is headed to assess the damage firsthand. this morning there is new
group that struck brussels last month initially land to launch a second attack in france, but they were surprised by the speed and the progress in the investigation and decided to russian attack on brussels instead. yesterday belgium authorities confirmed that the man in the hat, that suspect is in police custody. police say he confessed he is that man seen in the surveillance video at the brussels airport. authorities arrested him friday in brussels. ethan couch, better known as the affluenza teen will make his first appearance in adult court in just over a week. he turns 19 years old tomorrow and that's when his case will officially transfer to adult court. he's set to appear in front of a judge on the 18th. he was given probation for killing four people in a drunk driving crash back in 2013. in december, couch and his mother went missing after video surfaced of the teen possibly
they were later arrested in mexico. snail mail is getting cheaper. starting today the price of a first class stamp drops two cents to 47 cents. the reduction is coming from an expiring that was meant to help the post office recover millions in damages. the drop in price they say will only hurt the agency, expected to lose $2 billion. >> they were in dire straits before this. >> but people use email so much, i didn't know how much a stamp was. >> the world changes. >> exactly. a bizarre scene day burger king in minnesota, when police found employees punching out the restaurant windows. >> investigators say it was part of a prank. employees got a call claiming to the from the fire department,
explode because of a gas leak and told workers to relieve the pressure. the manager and other employees believed the caller and began smashing ou the windows. >> i guess i was a little scared. my other coworkers were doing it, though. >> similar calls were made to burger kings in three other places and in one case an employee drove a car into the building. >> you wait for the fdny to show up before you do that, right? >> you want to take care of the business -- >> you say everybody out. >> that's a cruel prank. >> that's bad. >> wow. straight ahead on eyewitness news this morning, the pac-man isn't down for the count just yet. why he may be pushing back plans
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i'm hillary clinton and i approvethis message. . of the many things i love about amy freeze, the top of the list is she's a social media savant. >> everything.
>> yesterday we did the community calendar, i found that little known prince song sometimes it snows in april, which is a perfect remix. amy goes and edits the photos and the prince song together on a package that i want to find now.
it comes to to the power of social media. >> the queen. >> go ahead. >> it was fun yesterday to do that. i hadn't heard the prince song before, it's long, six and a half minutes. we posted it on facebook, insurance tagram, twitter, it's us listening to the song. >> it's not a jam song. >> it's a depression song. >> he was the artist formerly known as prince when he did that. >> he was going through a dark time. >> well, he could write a song today called forget that day because tomorrow is here. >> there we go, thank you. it's quite nice to start off. if you're looking out the window, it looks ache lot betterer than yesterday -- looks a lot better than yesterday and the temperatures will feel time. you gently.
temperatures are colder than yesterday at this same time. they bottomed out last night under clear skies. once we got the storm out, opened up the opportunity for that north air to really rush in. we've got 31 degrees in sen principal park and the wind gusts -- central park and the wind gusts are continuing. warm air will flow in, but it's going to take about 24 hours to feel mild. instead it's a transition day with temperatures stopping just shy of 50 degrees and we get the chance to warm up, only are under the bright sunshine. if you're going to be in shade or winding your way through the streets of new york city in the shade of buildings, know that it is cold out there. the 24 hour temperature change is five to ten degrees colder than yesterday at this same time. yesterday the warm temperatures kept us from getting snow in a lot of areas and it was rain around the city that kept the
today got the chill for sure. the pattern actually is for more week. skies looking very good. on the future cast, our next chance for rain looks like it will come in in the predawn hours of monday morning. good. and then we see these sprinkles north and west of us. mainly up through the hudson tomorrow morning. sullivan getting a few light sprinkles. by the afternoon, same story. overcast with maybe a threat of a little bit of rain here or there, not enough to get the sidewalks wet. then by tuesday, later on in the day, we'll see showers come in. those periods of rain could produce wet spots, but not a super soaker. highs of 50s across the board with poughkeepsie at 49.
the cold air retreats north. be ready for the nicer conditions and temperatures near week. high. tonight down to 41. more mild than last night. ten degrees warmer, in fact. tomorrow, 58 with the spotty, brief showers, hardly enough for an umbrella on monday, but worthy of a mention that we could get a sprinkle here and there had. periods of rain on tuesday, 59. 60 on thursday and the temperatures in the 60s the second half of the week. wednesday, even though it's dry, i think it's cool, clears out the atmosphere and makes way for another surge of warm air coming up from the south. i think there is a real nice pattern here of more spring like
reversal, screech of the brakes over the weekend that we had. long term forecast looks above average for the second half of the month. >> let's flip the script on the forecast, please. >> flip the script, roll maxx life in store and online. find brands you love at prices that work as hard as you do.
and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
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mayweather last year in that epic, much hyped battle. time for all the morning sports headlines. >> here's laura behnke. the mets looking to beat the phillies last night. de grom was feeling soreness after leaving friday as a precaution. next start could be in doubt. new york going for a tenth win in 11 tries over philly at citi field. he was cruising until this, ryan howard in the fifth the solo home run. 1-0 philly. vince shut down the line up, including one who struck out three times. back to cologne, showing the athleticism we all love. catch behind the pop, hat popping up. of course it does.
-- final chance for the mets, but they fall 1-0. cc checked himself into an alcohol rehab facility six months ago. since then he completed the program , arrived at spring training healthier than years and won the yankees fifth rotation spot. yesterday he made his first start since all of that. pinstripes and tigers in motown. alex rodriguez at the plate, solo shot 1-0, yanks. he became the first yankee starter to get through six innings. struck out three, allowed three runs. this will help the slow start. triple in the fourth, pair of runs score. a few extra runs, never hurt. beltran belts a homer of his own, two-run variety. 8-4, cc and the yanks win. it's swisher time again almost. the yankees reportedly close to a minor league deal with nick swisher, who is trying to resurrect his career after he
he's been working out at the yanks facility in tampa and could be used as backup first base many with the pinstripes with whom he won a world series title in 2009. the playoffs as the blue shirts wrapped up yesterday and turned to the islanders. the rangers would meet the penguins with a loss, the islanders the panthers. otherwise we have to wait until their season p finale tomorrow night. the rangers take care of the red wings in season finale this afternoon. detroit playing for postseason life as well . the power play goals ties it. tied in the third, made it 2-1 rangers. insurance is a good thing and this case it was necessary. the empty netter proves to be your game winner. the wings add another, not enough, though. 3-2.
season with 100 or more points. islanders hosted the sabres. john tavaras going between his legs for the equalizer, sending this to overtime. in overtime, brian ended everything with the second goal of the night. 4-3. isles fall, but they still get a point. it all comes down to tonight's game against philly. the devil team had had their last game last night. they won 5-1, and end with a win. that is your morning look at sports. i'm laura behnke. we'll see you later tonight at 5. >> thank you, laura. much more ahead on
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. 7:29. looking live at columbus avenue at 66th, right outside our studios where there is no snow, no rain, there is sunshine twinkling through, but it is cold. i'm toni yates in for michelle charlesworth this morning. >> i'm rob nelson. welcome to eyewitness news sunday morning. i can see clearly now, the rain is gone. >> the snow is gone. my son had had a baseball game and we had fat snow.
>> yeah. amy, you didn't see that, did you? >> those were huge flakes. i just saw your facebook mentions. you're right. you can see them very well on the camera. south of us got the most action. this is just the way it turned out. our temperatures were warm here in the city and so it was just rain sort of soaking the streets and that was about it. the cold came in quick and it's mang in place any morning -- it's remaining in place this morning. 30 degrees, 31 degrees in central park, and mix that with the winds that we've xwot got out there. there is a transition toward warmer winds, but cold to contend with for the early morning hours. it will be a northwesterly flow that we have through the midmorning. temperatures right now are in the 20s for poughkeepsie, monticello, trent on has 29 degrees, 29 for writes town. everybody trying to make their
islip is just above freezing. it's cold, it will be lifted at 10 a.m. and that allows for the sunshine to take over. we'll feel betterer once we -- better once we get into the afternoon if you're in sunshine. if you're in the shade of the buildings, it's still chilly, so be ready for that. no storms, temperatures by 40 by noon and high of 48 in new york city. coming up in a few minutes, the accuweather seven day. we'll talk about our chances for rain and climbing temperatures that are a lot more like april in the accuweather seven-day forecast. >> thank goodness. amy, thank you. on to the campaign trail, the candidates have packed schedules as they look forward to next week's state primary. eyewitness news reporter kristin thorne is live in coney island where bernie sanders has a rally planned today. >>reporter: good morning, toni. bernie sanders holding a rally at 2:00 here in coney island
it will happen here around the still well avenue and boardwalk area. the vermont senator made several campaign stops yesterday including at the apollo in harlem. after his victory in wisconsin, which was a very big victory for his campaign, he told supporters that the campaign is moving in the right direction. >> we're now 214 delegates behind. we have cut her lead by one-third. and we expect and intend to do state. >> hillary clinton made a surprise appearance at a charity comedy show in manhattan put on every year by the media. she was the guest of mayor de blasio. she poked fun at herself about
>> there are a lot of things i could ask you, international, national, state and city importance, but will you just fix these metro card slots. >> as for the sanders rally later this afternoon, it is free and open to the public. just bear in mind that security will be very tight. no bags or backpacks will be allowed. we're live in coney island, kristin thorne, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you very much. on the republican side of the fence, donald trump is open on his way to rochester for a rally that is set for this afternoon. but this comes after a more somber day, a visit to the 9/11 museum. that appearance was a surprise and trump also made a $100,000 donation to the museum during his first ever trip there. governor john kasich was in rochester yesterday, where he made a stop at a town hall in new rochelle.
coverage of the upcoming new york primary. the candidates are blitzing through the states, buying political ads for the first time in recent memory. get all the recent updates on our website and mobile app. police opened an abuse investigation after a male german shepherd was found with his mouth duct taped shut in linder hurst yesterday. someone put duct tape around his snout, but luckily he seemed to be otherwise in good health. there is a $2,000 reward for any information leading to an arrest and conviction of the person who did this. >> good money behind that. trouble for three off duty new york city firefighters after a bar brawl near citi field. police arrested the firefighters
at mcfadden restaurant and saloon following the mets home opener. three men face assault and dis orderly conduct charges. investigators also charged one with resisting arrest. gun control supporters are on day two of their annual bike ride from new town, connecticut, down to washington, d.c. team 26 is making the annual trip to honor the 26 victims of the sandy hook elementary school massacre. the ride will last four days and will include stops in several states including here in new york and new jersey. when the team reaches the nation's capitol, they'll deliver a petition calling on congress to make it harder to carry concealed weapons on college campuses. safe riding to all of those folks. coming up next on eyewitness news sunday morning -- >> sean mendez was there mentor. coming up, i'm amy freeze. we've got a preview of the
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side like it was yesterday, but at least we have the sun. it's lingering. >> it's a huge bonus. if you're going to be in the sunshine today, you'll notice less of a chill. you're going to be a lot more comfortable. if you're in the shade, you're still going to feel a bit of the winter left over that we had yesterday. it kind of matters if you're in the direct sunlight, but looking outside, there is improvement in the way it looks. we're actually colder than yesterday at this same time. temperatures are right at the freezing point. there was a freeze warning last night. it's going to be allowed to lift at 10 a.m. this morning just as temperatures warm up. looking out for the times square camera, look at the empire state building, view of the battery and one yesterday's overcast conditions, but dreary. snow to the south and then rain overhead in the city. we say goodbye to all of that in a big, nice finish with beautiful skies for the second half of the weekend.
least 10, 15 degrees to it. across the board. 24 hour temperature change, five to ten degrees colder than we time. we had this cold air yesterday the city. we get this warming that occurs to take time. the warmup results in temperatures just below averages for this time of year. right now it feels cold outside. temperatures in the 20s north and west. below freezing in white plains, below freezing in west orange and trent on. lake hurst has 30 degrees. islip is 33. beautiful skies, lots of sunshine later today, temperatures in the upper 40s. it's going to be a bit of a chill, but it's grg going to look so nice, a real pleasant view, if you will. if we have blossoms left over in the park after the freeze last
enjoyable. freeze warning gets out by 10 a.m. and allows for the beautiful weather pattern we have in place. late tonight into early tomorrow morning, drizzles possible north and west of the city. worthy of a mention because this is how we'll spend much of the day on monday with overcast conditions, a little sprinkle here or there, not a rainout, but overcast with a sprinkle coming and going. there is a disturbance just to the north of us, clouding in our weather, if you will. that boundary stays well north of us. tuesday we could get showers moving in. north and west the best chance for that to happen. a nice warming as air comes up from the south, though. today highs are right around 45 to 50 degrees for everybody. tonight it's a lot more mild. 40s instead of the 30s overnight. and the pattern shift happens monday into tuesday. the saw the little disturbances floating around, that's the
we'll get mild air in here comfortable to enjoy for the entire week. temperatures return to the 60s by wednesday and thursday. really nice numbers heading into next weekend, very seasonal. showers are spotty on monday, not a big deal. tuesday they get closer and we could have a better chance for periods of rain. north and west get the best chances. tonight 41 is the overnight low, almost 60 on monday afternoon. accuweather seven-day forecast, monday and tuesday are close to 60 degrees. those are are days that are mostly cloudy and we have the threat of showers here and there because of a system passing to the north. on wednesday, 56 for the high. thursday we have 60 degrees. friday 63. and then saturday 61. so the accuweather seven-day forecast looks more like april once we get into really monday and tuesday. april showers.
we get to the later part of the week. >> that's okay. i'm warmer. >> steady eddie? >> even steven? >> is that his brother? >> they're related. >> they're cousins. thank you, amy. >> yeah. coming up on eyewitness news sunday morning, a star of the hit broadway show hamilton future. >> cannot wait to see that. so good. >> nice. before we go to break, let's look at the community calendar, featuring a remix inspired by amy's forecast once again. this is a remix of the beatles classic in light of much better weather today, this is good day sunshine. park rangers in staten island will guide you to the best
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less than a year after nine people were gunned down inside a charleston, south carolina church, the vimsz and victims and families are being honored. a university in charlotte, north carolina honored community members at annual arch of triumph gala. they recognize the legacy of the emanuel 9 and the strength of surviving family members. dylann roof, the man charged of killing all 9 on a random wednesday night is set to stand trial in july. lighter news for the third year in a row, a man in florida has won the annual seven mile bridge run along the longest bridge on the florida keys overseas highway. 23-year-old josh peterson finished first among 1,500 runners much the race was started back in 1982 to mark the completion of 37 new bridges in the keys. the bridge run has become one of the most popular running events in the southeast. >> wow.
show from the keys during that race. >> and watch you run. >> it seems like an awesome race. that's impressive. you think of how many people can come and go from the keys now. >> exactly. >> you have a great story. >> i do have a good story to share with you guys. it's a free event on monday night. if you don't have plans, this might be something to check out. garden the dreams foundation is hosting their annual talent show tomorrow night and it's going to be a good time. 100 children get a once in a lifetime chance to play at radio city music hall. before their big night, a huge broadway star offered up her advice. >> i remember the very first time i performed and being so scared that not a lot of sound came out. but the second time, more came out.
was invited to the talent show rehearsal. gave feedback to all the performers to the subtle and the star struck. [ applause ] >> oh, my god. i am such a huge fan. for her to say that i was great is just so amazing. [ music ] . >> that is awesome. >> what an intimate setting to get tips from someone who has been where they dream of going. >> if i'm nervous before, the sooner i start doing it, the sooner i won't feel nervous anymore. >> more than prestage jitters, this pair, a blooind pianist and both of them missing limbs. they have faced huge challenges, but won a chance to play radio city music hall. >> it was sick. this is like our first performance. >> preparing for the talent show allows children who have faced life setbacks from illness to
possibilities beyond their obstacles. >> they hooked us up with sean mendez and sean surprised us. >> meeting cool people is something renee says these guys should get used to. opportunities like playing a big stage means more invitations are ahead. >> hamilton afforded me access to moments like this that -- rooms i never would have had the opportunity to go into. so while people are still inviting me to come meet beautiful young people, i'm going to show up. >> come see us at radio city music hall. >> you have to be in. >> that is so wonderful. those are life changing events for kids. >> i love everything about that story. are you kidding me? missing limbs and battling cancer and going through tough times, to have that chance, that is good. >> totally inspirational. >> amy, well done. >> good times.
way, radio city music hall, free tickets, you're going to see amazing acts and very inspiring. good times. big dog sunday is. with get your paws up. hopefully these guys get motivated. it's hard on a sunday morning sometimes. kirby and miranda sent in via twitter murray from long branch as well. patty has great pictures of dogs. we want to see your pictures, hashtag them and send them. my twitter handle is amy freeze 7. we'll be back with more
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. coming up, good morning america's weekend edition. >> m dan harris, what's going on -- mr. dan harris, what's going on down the street? >> we've got breaking news involving the former nfl player shot dead in new orleans, will smith. you may remember he was a key part saints team that won the super bowl in 2009. he was killed in an apparent road rage incident. the boston globe launched an extraordinary assault against donald trump, filling sunday front page with ominous fake news stories, imagining america with a president trump. this as ted cruz gets more delegates and hillary clinton
the homeowner watched live on his phone as burglars looted his home. it was all caught on ka ra including the cops -- camera including the cops showing up. >> we're always an camera these days. >> thanks, dan. >> thanks, guys. 7:55 and the race for the white house is centered in in new york. both republican and democratic candidates are are trying to cover a lot of ground nine days before the primary. >> eyewitness news reporter kristin thorne is live. >> good morning, guys. what's happening later today here on coney island is bernie sanders will be here for a large rally. it's called a future to believe in rally. it is free and open to the public. the vermont senator made several stops yesterday in our area, including at the apollo in harlem. he thanked people in for support and says that the campaign is moving in the right direction and he's excited to be in new
april 19th are primary. as for hillary clinton, she made a surprise appearance last night at the inner circle, this is a charity comedy show held every year in manhattan. she was the guest of mayor de blasio. she obviously poked fun at herself last night, but yesterday she had serious tones that she held there at an event in brooklyn which she held for latino voters. as for the sanders rally, it will happen at 2:00 this afternoon here in coney island around the still well boardwalk section. again, it is free and open to the public, but security will be tight. no bags or backpacks will be allowed. live in coney island this morning, i'm kristin thorne, chan 7, eyewitness news. on the gop side, while ted cruz isn't here in new york, donald trump continues to campaign. he's headed to rochester for a
a former nfl player has died after a violent altercation in louisiana. former saints defensive end will smith was fatally shot in new orleans last night. he was driving with his wife when he was rear-ended by another car. >> that was after an argument. they say the driver of the other vehicle shot smith and his wife. he was pronounceded dead on the scene, the wife was taken to the hospital, shot twice in the leg. smith was born in queens, but had connections in upstate new york. >> indeed. lighter news, the annual lincoln tunnel had challenge is about to kick off, meaning the south tube of the lincoln tunnel is closed. thousands are expected to run the 5k which supports special olympics new jersey. the south tube is already shut down for runners and remains closed for four hours. the center and north tubes will remain open.
surprised you're not out there. >> that looks like a great race. i'd love to try that one out. that's a great challenge. p put it on your list of races to do. running through the tunnels is cool. running over the brings or different races that feature of course some of our famous spots that we have to drive over most of the time, a better day to be running than yesterday. >> absolutely. it's a little chilly this morning. it warms up mid-morning, we'll see improvements. temperatures at are freezing at a lot of locations, including 30 degrees in central park. beautiful skies over the east river. bundle up, make sure you're ready. high of 48 degrees tonight. tonight we won't be be as cold as we've been. overnight lows in the 30s. 58 tomorrow. a few sprinkles tomorrow.
of rain north and west, just shy of sechlt degrees sifrments degrees. 60s -- of 60 degrees and 60s on thursday, friday, and saturday. we'll work on the rain amounts for monday and tuesday and give you a clear picture for the 9:00 hour. >> as soon as you said 60, i tuned out, went to my happy place. >> amy, thank you. that's going to do it for the edition of eyewitness news sunday morning. i'm toni yates in for michelle charlesworth. >> i'm rob nelson. >> good morning america is coming up next followed by the 9:00 hour of eyewitness news. we'll see you good morning, america. happening right now. the spring freezer. almost a foot of snow. wind chills dipping into the teens. the treacherous driving. spins and skids. 100 million people in the path of this late arctic blast.